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Call for applications for the 8th Nordic Diploma Course in Advanced Pain Medicine 2016-2018

April 5, 2016

Extended deadline: May 30, 2016 The Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAI) coordinates an Inter-Nordic post-specialist training programme in advanced pain medicine for Nordic doctors. The programme is limited to 30 trainees. The target group is anaesthesiologists as well as specialists from other pain related specialities. The…

SSAI research grant 2016-2017

March 31, 2016

Application for SSAI research grant supporting inter-Nordic research collaboration is now open. Please find information, instructions and guidelines as well as the online application form here. Application deadline: September 30, 2016

New SSAI Clinical Practice Guideline: fluid and drug therapy in adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome

March 18, 2016

The Clinical Practice committee of the SSAI has published a very informative guideline. Please find it here.

Call for Applications for the 17th Program in Intensive Care Medicine 2017-2018

February 12, 2016

The Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAI) co-ordinates an advanced training program in Intensive Care Medicine for doctors working at Scandinavian hospitals.   Please, find further information here. Application deadline: September 1, 2016

USabcd course dates 2016

December 4, 2015

Courses are offered by the USabcd and taking place in Aarhus or Copenhagen, Denmark. They are  one day courses for anaesthesiologists, intensivists, emergency physicians, internal medicine physicians, surgeons, general practitioners.   Dates: April 6  2016 USabcd course Basic FATE, Aarhus University Hospital, Incuba Science Park http://usabcd.org/node/482   April 6 2016 USabcd…

Engage: Science4refugees – Helping refugee scientists find suitable jobs

November 12, 2015

The European Commission has launched the Science4Refugees initiative to help refugee scientists and researchers find suitable jobs that both improve their own situation and put their skills and experience to good use in Europe’s research system. Science4Refugees matches talented refugees and asylum seekers who have a scientific background with positions…

Promoting appropriate antibiotic use in European intensive care units: European Antibiotic Awareness Day – November 18th 2015

November 12, 2015

This EU initiative is endorsed by ESICM! http://antibiotic.ecdc.europa.eu (here you can find evidence-based key messages and materials for different target audiences, including messages and template materials for medical doctors (hospital prescribers and primary care prescribers)) Patients in European intensive care units (ICUs) are increasingly inflicted with infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria,…

Special issue on pediatric anesthesia and critical care medicine from the Norwegian Society

October 13, 2015

The last NAForum (Editor-in-Chief: Anne Berit Guttormsen) was published as a special issue covering many aspects of pediatric anesthesia and critical care medicine. Articles are written by senior Scandinavian experts and are meant to inform and help the general anesthesiologist in the encounter with pediatric patients. The issue is in Norwegian…

Interesting studies published under ESICM LIVES2015 conference

October 13, 2015

Some important studies were published under the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine congress LIVES 2015 held in Berlin during the first week of October. Please find here an overview of these studies: JAMA: Buffered Crystalloid vs Saline and Acute Kidney Injury Editorial: Intravenous Fluids and Risk of AKI Among ICU Patients…

The world sepsis day September 13th, 2015 – a call for action!

September 1, 2015

The non-profit organization Global sepsis alliance (an alliance of several other non-profit organizations like WFSICCM) announces a call for action to raise public and professional awareness of sepsis and to increase survival. Please find more information here. You can sign the world sepsis declaration and follow the webinar September 13th!

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